Good People Bad Things

Daniel Thau-Eleff in Good People Bad Things, photo by Leif Norman

Written and Performed by…………………………………………………….Daniel Thau-Eleff

Direction and Dramaturgy by………………………………………..Chris Gerrard-Pinker

With Assistance from……………………………………………………………Arne MacPherson

Media Design………………………………………………………………………….Steven Hunnie

Publicity Design……………………………………………………………………..Andreas Kahre

Photography……………………………………………………………………………..Leif Norman

Stage Managers (2013-16)….Linsea Allen, Brian Postalian, Nathan MacKrith

Stage Managers (2013)…………….Brenda Pilatzke, Laura Moniz, Brett Mikuluk

Stage Manager (2012)………………………………………………………Melissa Novecosky

 

 


In this personal-political monologue, playwright and activist Daniel Thau-Eleff wrestles with the question of evil: Adolf Eichmann and the Nazis, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and a couple whose relationship becomes abusive. Why do good people do bad things?

“A beautiful tapestry of hope and hopelessness” 4 stars – CBC

“Ambitious, political, intense” 4 stars – Winnipeg Free Press

“Disturbing and funny, engaging both emotionally and intellectually” – Winnipeg Jewish Review

“Take this opportunity to see him” – Mooney on Theatre

 

For more information about the play, here are some reviews and preview articles

And video trailers!


Good People Bad Things premiered in Winnipeg in 2012 and has since been presented at Toronto’s SummerWorks (2013), at the Impact! Festival in Kitchener/Waterloo (2013), Prismatic Festival  in Dartmouth/Halifax (2014), the Doing Jewish Off the Grid conference (Toronto, 2014), in the Winnipeg Fringe (2013), at Brandon University (2016), as a Theatre Projects Manitoba Salon (2016), in Vancouver and Charlottetown (2013) and as a high school performance for over 100 students (Winnipeg, 2014).

Good People Bad Things was produced and developed with support from the Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Arts CouncilWinnipeg Arts CouncilManitoba Association of Playwrights, Playwrights Guild of CanadaAssiniboine Credit UnionCKUW 95.9 FM in Winnipeg, the Joseph Zuken Memorial Association and many individual supporters.

Media are welcome to use these photos as long as you credit the photographer, Leif Norman or Janet Shum, as indicated. High res versions available on request: MovingTargetTheatreCompany (at) gmail.com

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